Fortress Charleston

Photo: US Dept. Of Agriculture

One consistent thread throughout our Conservation From The Couch sessions has been the impact of global climate change on our coastal communities and their associated fisheries.

In the latest of a growing list of extravagantly expensive seawalls and barriers being proposed to defend U.S. coastal cities, officials in Charleston, South Carolina have endorsed a $2 billion plan to wall off the historic downtown from rising seas and surging storms.

LINK (via: Yale 360)

 

 

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